Aldous Huxley

“That all men are equal is a proposition which, at ordinary times, no sane individual has ever given his assent.”

Sophocles

“A short saying oft contains much wisdom.”

William H. Borah

“The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.”

Herbert Hoover

“About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.”

Bertrand Russell

“The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.”

Brendan Gill

“Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.”

Samuel Johnson

“A fishing rod is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool at the other.”

P. J. O’Rourke

“The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop.”